Motorcyclist injured in hit-and-run on Mercy Road at I-15

SAN DIEGO - A motorist in a lowered white Honda Civic sped away after striking and seriously injuring a motorcyclist in Mira Mesa early Wednesday, police said.
   
The 33-year-old biker was struck on eastbound Mercy Road at the Interstate 15 overpass around 6 a.m., according to San Diego police Sgt. Ray Battrick.
   
The motorist struck the victim after running a red light right, Battrick said in a statement.
   
Paramedics took the victim to the hospital to treat a broken right leg and a minor head injury, he said.
   
The Honda was last seen heading north onto I-15. Battrick said it had a roof rack and is missing the driver's front side mirror.

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